Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#16859 new task

Tagging nice GSOC tickets

Reported by: michael2402 Owned by: team
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Trac Version:
Keywords: hack-weekend-2018-10 gsoc Cc: polyglot


We should add a special tag for Tickets that would be suited to be a part of a possible GSOC project.

Criteria for this include:

  • Fixing the ticket does not require a deep understanding of how JOSM works internally but only affects one component
  • The problem should be solvable in an incremental way (step by step), this makes mentoring easier
  • The task should take at least several days to complete
  • The use case of the feature should be easily explained to a non-OSM user.

Examples include:

  • #7308 - separate component, not deeply related to OSM.
  • #5641 - Improvements quickly visible
  • #7815 - Window sizing requires quite some try / error but works fine.

This tag will be separate from the Ideas page but helps us at writing some ideas there.
TODOs: Decide on a tag, then tag the tickets.
Timeframe: Before next GSOC

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comment:1 by michael2402, 6 years ago

Owner: stoecker removed

comment:2 by michael2402, 6 years ago

Keywords: hack-weekend-2018-10 added

comment:3 by Don-vip, 6 years ago

Other candidates:

  • #6450 - see how we can integrate JOSM with Taginfo
  • #6997 - add zoom controls to slippy map
  • #3841 - improve validator tooltips

For the tag I suggest "gsoc-candidate"

comment:4 by Don-vip, 6 years ago

Keywords: gsoc added

comment:5 by Don-vip, 5 years ago

Owner: set to team

comment:6 by Don-vip, 5 years ago

I clearly won't have time to mentor a student this year. Anyone willing to do that? Michael maybe?

comment:7 by michael2402, 5 years ago

Cc: polyglot added

I have time for one student, preferably core (but plugin is also OK). Me and Polyglot are already in contact with potential students.

I did not write any project idea. The only Core topic I could think of at the moment is GPX / Audio marker cleanup.

Last edited 5 years ago by michael2402 (previous) (diff)

comment:8 by Don-vip, 5 years ago

Milestone: 19.0319.04

comment:9 by Don-vip, 5 years ago

Milestone: 19.04

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